The Fentress Global Challenge is an international design competition created to engage students worldwide in the exploration of future design possibilities in public architecture. This year the annual competition is challenging students to imagine "The Airport of the Future."
Participants are encouraged to re-envision the terminal building, taking into consideration current technological trends and applying them to the near future. The participant should consider every element of the passenger experience and seek to improve every dimension of the building. The terminal/concourse building should comprise 30 gates with a third of them being international. Things to consider are urbanization, globalization, technological innovations, flexibility, security, adaptability, and the traveler experience from “curbside to airside.” The submission with the highest aesthetic quality and the most fully developed vision will receive the grand prize - $5,000 and a four-week paid internship at Fentress. Submissions are due May 1, 2015. Learn more, here.